Canoe paddles and walking stick/staff

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The walking staff was mostly a matter of bending the top to a comfortable positon and putting a butt cap on the bottom . It was then finished with a spar varnish .

The two paddles were made for canoeing with the Boy Scouts . They were laminated up from some scraps of interesting wood friends gave me and some cut up window sashes . Then I used a router to even up all layers and then sanded them with a curve using a beltsander . Then I cut out the final shapes and and used a orbital sander to smooth them out and finished them off with spar varnish . They work very well including the oddly shaped one made from an apple tree branch .” it’s mine “

-- Anybody can break something it takes skill to make or repair stuff .

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#1 posted 01-02-2012 03:48 AM

Nice paddles and staff.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 01-02-2012 05:48 AM

I like them all nice work.


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#4 posted 01-05-2012 05:14 AM

Great job! Now you’d never be up the creek without . . . ! LOL ! ! !

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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